882.6176 F 51/23: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Clerk in Charge of the Legation at Monrovia (Wall)

4. Your 5, February 23, 2 p.m. Please inform De la Rue that Department has discussed loan provision with Firestone informally. Firestone not willing that any change be made in loan provision in agreement which he considers an important factor in raising large capital. He states that any objectionable or uneconomic features of 1921 loan plan can be eliminated or changed later when the loan agreement is actually effected. He has cabled Hines in this sense.